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Numbered Pentominoes

Challenge 15 – use YTNFV
Challenge 16 – use LTXFYZV

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Target Practice Plus

Challenge 1. 316 = (100 + 50) x 2 + 34 – 18. Other solutions use five numbers.

Using fiour: 316 = (100 + 50 + 8) x 2.

Using six: 316 = 34 x (18 / 2) + 8 + (100 / 50).

Challenge 2. 192 = (17 – 3) x 13 + (5 x 2). Other soutions use five numbers.

Using four: 192 = (17 – 5) x (13 + 3).

Using six: 192 = (17 – 9) x (13 + 5 + (3 x 2)).

Challenge 3. 16 = 150 – 85 – 35 – 17 + 3. Using just three numbers: 16 = (3 x 17) - 35.

other solutions possible.

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Department of Words

Ferriswords

From left to right find EFFIGY.

From right to left find GOTTEN.

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Five and Ten

Puzzle 1.  Infectious   Puzzle 2. Waterspout

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Fit for Four

1. gin    2. pain     3. dog     4. ant

5. left    6. pocket     7. round     8. burn

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Alphabet Muster

My list includes prefab, trains, cooled, debtor, napkin, madman, panzer, lawyer, risque, arches, sixgun, carver, injure.

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Crisscross Crunch

Across, in row order: closed, sedate. text; amino, Nobel, belong; Yser, river, verses; abut, utile, lenses; cream, ameba, barns.

Down, in column order: blame, mesa, sabers; using, ingrate, a-team; Italy, lyre, rental; axon, onset, eterne.

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Minicryptic 7s5s3s

Across 1. Stinger (hidden in clue)   4. Roget (Roger – r + t)    7. Ore (hidden in clue)     8. Taped (anagram)     9. Humidor (hidden in clue)

Down 1. Scratch (2 definitions)    2. Ingot (in + anagram GTO)                                                    3. Reorder (Reo + road – oa + er)

5. Era (initial letters)    6. Tepid (intrepid – i – n – r)

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